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Gulf Cartel

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  • Mexico officials report capture of alleged cartel leader

    Mexican security officials said Sunday they have captured the man who has led the Juarez drug cartel following last year's arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes.
  • Arrest of Gulf Cartel chief sparks Mexico border gunfights

    Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico's border with the United States. The arrested leader was identified as...

    Gunfights and roadblocks hit Mexican border city; 3 dead

    Gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles broke out Friday in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, leaving at least three dead, Mexican authorities said. The government of the border state of Tamaulipas said federal police and...

    Mayor escapes ambush as violence surges in Mexico's Tamaulipas state

    The mayor of the Mexico-U.S. border city of Matamoros survived an ambush by gunmen, authorities said Monday, the latest attack in surging violence in northeastern Mexico that has claimed dozens of lives and triggered a wave of kidnappings. Mayor Leticia...

    Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say

    Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say
    The top leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf cartel has been arrested while shopping in south Texas, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, in Tamaulipas state, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in September 2013 on...